ERIC Number: EJ453925
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Labor Earnings, Discrimination, and the Racial Composition of Jobs.
Hirsch, Barry T.; Schumacher, Edward J.
Journal of Human Resources, v27 n4 p602-28 Fall 1992
Analysis of Current Population Survey data shows that wage rates of both African-American and white workers are significantly lower in occupational groups with high densities of African-American workers. Results are most consistent with a quality sorting explanation and to a lesser extent with the crowding hypothesis. (Author/SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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